Indications for surgical extraction of third molars: a hospital-base study in Accra, Ghana
作者: Abdulai A.E Nuamah I.K Sackeyfio J Hewlett S
刊名: International Journal of Medicine and Biomedical Research, 2014, Vol.3 (3)
来源数据库: Michael Joanna Publications
DOI: 10.14194/ijmbr.3.3.2
关键词: Third molarindicationsurgical extractionpericoronitisdental cariesGhana
原始语种摘要: Background: Third molar extraction is one of the most frequent procedures in oral surgery practice. Aim: To investigate the indications for this procedure in patients referred to a private and the oral surgery clinic of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, (KBTH), both in Accra, Ghana. Methods: This is a retrospective study of 402 patients treated between January 2007 and June 2009. Age and sex, indication for extraction; tooth extracted, type of impaction were analyzed. Results: 192 (47.8%) were male and 210 (52.2%) female; with male: female ratio of 1:1.1. Their age ranged between 15 and 70 years with a mean of 24.8 years. 243 (60.5%) were between 21-30 years, 87 (21.6%) between 31-40 years and 48 (11.9%) were over 40 years old. The commonest indication for surgery was pericoronitis (49.25%)...
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  • extraction 提取
  • years 年代
  • indication 指示
  • between 在中间
  • pericoronitis 冠周炎
  • molars 磨牙
  • surgical 外科的
  • caries 
  • reason 道理
  • numbness 无感觉